Work & Family Helpline

If the resources below do not answer all your questions, please call our helpline (services available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, and other languages).
  • 800-880-8047
    Toll-free in California
  • 415-593-0033
    Outside California
  • Inquire by email

Know Your Rights: Videos

Fact sheets and resources

Here are detailed fact sheets about your rights, plus do-it-yourself guides, sample letters Legal Aid at Work has created for you to use to communicate with your employer, and other resources.   For information in Spanish or Chinese, click the translate buttons at top of this page.   You can find some of our material in Tagalog here and in Vietnamese here.

Our Partners

You may get additional information from groups that Legal Aid at Work collaborates with.
  • Mother and baby
    Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition
    Legal Aid at Work directs a coalition of nonprofits, businesses, and government working for stronger family-friendly workplace policies.
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  • cute baby being examined by a doctor
    Medical Legal Partnerships
    We collaborate with hospitals and county health departments to provide information on new parents' legal rights
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  • California Work & Family Coalition
    California Work & Family Coalition
    As a leading member of the CWFC, we promote laws strengthening family policy.
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Highlights of Our Work

Here are links to blog posts, press releases, and news media coverage about the work of this program.
  • Child holding a parent's hand
    Paid family leave a boost for small businesses
    Bi-Rite Owner Sam Mogannam explains why he supports SB 63- New Parent Leave Act . . .
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  • San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave
    We helped write the ordinance that made San Francisco the U.S. city to mandate any fully paid leave for new parents.
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  • San Francisco celebrates new family-friendly work policies and 43 employers

    WHAT: Healthy Mothers Workplace Celebration and awards ceremony recognizes governmental and...

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  • A turning point in paid family leave: California measure has broad political and medical support
    A turning point in paid family leave: California measure has broad political and medical support

    With unprecedented bi-partisan support, a bill that would expand parental leave to 27 million more...

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  • Staff Attorney Julia Parish with her son on city hall steps
    San Francisco Introduces Strongest Lactation Accommodation Law in Nation
    Staff Attorney Julia Parish appears with Supervisor Katy Tang on KQED Forum . . .
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  • Equal Rights to Parental Leave: A Strong Start for all Children
    Join us on August 28th at the State Capitol!
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  • Paid Leave Playbook Event: The right thing to do, the right way to do it.
    Where you will learn how employers, large and small, retain employees and create a more productive environment through their paid leave policies.
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More Highlights

Other Resources

  • first page of case study
    Pregnancy + My Job: A Case Study in Creating Know-Your-Rights Materials for Working Parents
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  • case study cover
    Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition: A Case Study on Local Coalition Building to Support Health & Gender Equity
    Click Here
  • father and child with work and family helpline information
    Work & Family Postcard
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  • legal aid at work logo
    Workplace Rights of Pregnant Workers and New Parents Presentation
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